Renault reveals new F1's most detailed car yet

Renault reveals new F1's most detailed car yet

Renault's first proper car design since it returned to works team status has offered the most detailed look at F1's new rules package for 2017 yet, but is the team being too conservative with its targets for this year?

Last year was a dismal one for Renault. It dawdled for far too long at the end of 2015 before taking over the Lotus team, and because of this the engineers were put in an impossible position in terms of coming up with a car concept and optimising it. So the team suffered for the whole season.

The concern is this suggests the management is naive when it comes to understanding the enormity of a project like this. To be successful in Formula 1 is about snap decisions, commitment, budget stability and ensuring people can get on with their responsibilities.

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